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SANCERRE-INSOLITE

Sancerre White AOP "Insolite"

  • Grape variety: 100 % Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pruning: Single Guyot
  • Plants/hectares: 7,000
  • Soil type: Limestone-clay
  • Vinification:

    Insolite is our special reserve wine created from a unique vinification process. First, we carefully select grapes from Sancerre’s chalkiest limestone soils then conduct maceration. (skin-contact) at temperature close to 0°C (32°F). The winemaker’s art draws out the extraordinary flavours and and aromas of the grapes and terroir of Sancerre.
    Very good evolution after one year.
    Light filtration

  • Alcoholic content: 12.5% Vol
  • Residual sugar: < 2.5 g/L
  • Acidity: 2.5 g/L

Characteristics

Clear, brilliant pale gold hue. Powerful nose with aromatic qualities developing in the following months.
The resulting must yields a wine that is richer and longer on the palate.
Very long on the palate. Very good evolution after several months.

  • tonneau
    Cellaring: Can be cellar-aged for 5-8 years
  • temperature
    Serving temperature: Serve at 12°C (54°F)
  • poisson
    Recommandations:

    Sancerre Insolite makes an excellent aperitif and a wonderful accompaniment to fish and shellfish.
    Well matured vintages will pair well with foie gras.

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